Multi-Layer Modeling of Dense Vegetation from Aerial LiDAR Scans

  title={Multi-Layer Modeling of Dense Vegetation from Aerial LiDAR Scans},
  author={Ekaterina Kalinicheva and Loic Landrieu and Cl{\'e}ment Mallet and Nesrine Chehata},
  journal={2022 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW)},
The analysis of the multi-layer structure of wild forests is an important challenge of automated large-scale forestry. While modern aerial LiDARs offer geometric information across all vegetation layers, most datasets and methods focus only on the segmentation and reconstruction of the top of canopy. We release WildForest3D, which consists of 29 study plots and over 2000 individual trees across 47 000m2 with dense 3D annotation, along with occupancy and height maps for 3 vegetation layers… 

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